Vampires that grew sick of Dracula

  • Erica Sudário Bodevan Instituto Federal do Norte de Minas Gerais - Campus Almenara
Palavras-chave: Dracula. Vampires. 21st century.

Resumo

Bram Stocker’s Dracula (1897) is considered a cornerstone when the subject is vampires. Although there were important works written before Stocker’s, such as “The Vampyre†(1819) by John Polidori and Carmilla (1872) by Sheridan Le Fanu, it was Dracula that established a vampiric genre and influenced countless works that came afterwards. Vampires in the contemporary, however, present some primordial differences when compared to the 19th century Count. Their relation with humans, who once were seen just as prey, evolves in the 20th and 21st century. It can be argued that these differences are due to the age those blood sucking monsters were created and “live†among society.

Biografia do Autor

Erica Sudário Bodevan, Instituto Federal do Norte de Minas Gerais - Campus Almenara

Mestre em Estudos Literários pela Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (2015). Atualmente é professora EBTT (língua inglesa) no Instituto Federal do Norte de Minas, Campus Almenara. Atua no quadro de revisores linguísticos da Recital.

Publicado
2020-06-03
Como Citar
BODEVAN, E. S. Vampires that grew sick of Dracula. Recital - Revista de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de Almenara/MG, v. 2, n. 1, p. 116-124, 3 jun. 2020.
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